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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:50 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description: The Sanborn Map Company Inc is looking to fill a Senior Remote Sensing Analyst position.

    Join Sanborn’s award-winning onsite team! The Remote Sensing Analyst position requires specific technical skills and expertise to develop algorithms and workflows to process large LiDAR datasets. Tasks for this project shall require programming in multiple languages including C#, C++, Python, R, Java, or MATLAB. The tasks shall also require advanced knowledge of the following software packages: ArcGIS 10.x, FUSION, R, GDAL, LASTools. Submitted candidates shall be proficient in at least two of the aforementioned languages and provide code samples upon request. They should also have experience with forestry, botany, forest ecology, fire ecology or closely related field. This position will be onsite at the Forest Service Remote Sensing Lab in McClellan, CA.

    Tasks Include:

    Basic LiDAR processing
    •Write filtering routines for removing stray or anomalous returns from noisy point cloud data.
    •Automate the batch processing of very large LiDAR datasets.
    •Compute numerous statistical measures from the point cloud to either be used directly for analysis or to generate LiDAR-derived outputs.
    Modeling and Data Product Development
    •Develop data products that will include estimates of forest biophysical properties such as biomass, LAI, canopy fuels, etc.
    •Develop techniques for data fusion between LiDAR and passive optical data.
    Application Development and Technology Transfer
    •Application development to enhance the use of LiDAR derived data products by non-LiDAR experts.
    •Develop or modify existing tools to aid resource specialists with LiDAR data visualization.
    •Train resource specialist in the use of LiDAR-derived data products, including examining know limitations of the source data and derived products.

    Knowledge and Experience Requirement:

    Master’s degree from an accredited research institution in Forestry, Ecology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography, Computer Science, Mathematics or Earth Science

    A PhD and strong publication record in peer-reviewed scientific literature is highly desired for this senior-level position.

    Ten years of intensive and progressive experience in a field requiring extensive use of GIS and remote sensing related tools.

    Contractor Personnel Security and Suitability Requirements
    The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
    • OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
    • OF306
    • National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
    • Release to Obtain Credit Information
    • PIV card application (web-based)

    If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

    Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

    TO APPLY: Submit your resume and cover letter via email to Indicate “Senior Remote Sensing Analyst” in the subject line of the email. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Organization*: Sanborn Map Company
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
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  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014 11:49 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description: The U.S. Geological Survey’s Western Geographic Science Center is looking to fill part-time (24-32hrs/wk) student contractor positions. We are looking for students that have training in GIS and remote sensing, with experience in programming and scripting. Experience and familiarity working with ArcGIS and scripting using Python is highly desirable. Students will be exposed to a wide range of geographic research, including global climate and land use change, ecosystem-based studies, and natural hazards research. Pay is determined by education level. Information on our research is located at

    Must be a current student or have graduated within the last 12 months (by date of hire).
    Must provide transcripts if hired
    Background check and fingerprints required if hired.

    Resumes due by Wednesday, Sept 10, 2014
    Interviews - week of Sept 15 & 22
    Start Date - Approximately Nov 3rd, due to background check and additional gov't paperwork.

    If you have questions on the position or would like to submit a resume, please contact Mara Tongue at
    Salary: hourly, determined by education level
    Organization*: U.S. Geological Survey
    Department: Western Geographic Science Center
    Address*: 345
    Middlefield Road
    Menlo Park, CA 94025
    United States
    Contact Name: Mara Tongue
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 650-329-4290
    Contact Fax Number:


  • Monday, August 04, 2014 12:07 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    Lettis Consultants International (LCI) is looking for a GIS Specialist to support various GIS tasks applied to the general fields of engineering geology and seismic hazards assessment. This is an entry to mid-level position which could be filled by a GIS Specialist with 5 years of experience. Please see the job description below and submit your resume “Staff GIS Specialist 2014” in the subject line. You can also submit examples of your previous work products as PDF files or as website URLs.

    LCI is an Earth Science consulting firm specializing in geologic, seismic and natural hazards investigations. LCI is a small business located in the San Francisco Bay Area that is dedicated to providing its clients with science-based solutions to technically challenging Earth Science problems. LCI personnel have extensive experience conducting large, logistically complex, multi-disciplinary studies for critical facilities such as nuclear power plants, dams, ports, bridges, pipelines and LNG terminals.

    Skills & Experience Required:
    •Degree in GIS or Earth Science-related field with coursework in both disciplines (Masters degree is a plus)
    •ArcGIS 10 or newer (intermediate/advanced)
    •Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro (intermediate/advanced)
    •Knowledge of additional ESRI or non-ESRI GIS products is a plus
    •Knowledge of GPS data collection and processing is a plus
    •Knowledge and processing of 3D datasets is a plus
    •Knowledge of website design and update is a plus

    GIS Specialists possess the following skills, knowledge, and abilities:
    •Graphical Presentation: Creative production of high quality figures and maps for technical reports.
    •Communication, Written, Oral, and Cartographic: The ability to convey GIS and spatial information to non-technical people.
    •Analytical Skills: The ability to solve problems using the GIS suite of tools.
    •Mathematics: Using mathematics to solve problems.
    •Information Gathering: Knowing how to find information and identify essential information, and validate the information.

    GIS Specialists perform the following tasks:
    •Create figures using GIS and graphics software.
    •Work with LCI geologists or clients to define data needs, project requirements, required outputs, or to develop applications.
    •Gather, analyze, and integrate spatial data and determine how best the information can be displayed using GIS.
    •Compile geographic data from a variety of sources.
    •Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into documents and reports.
    •Maintain and update of large spatial databases.
    •Ability to work under QA/QC (quality assurance and quality control) projects environment
    •Enter new map data by digitizing or by direct input of coordinate information using the principles of cartography including coordinate systems, longitude, latitude, elevation, topography, and map scales.
    •Analyze geographic relationships among varying types of data.
    •Prepare metadata and other documentation.
    •Operate and maintain GIS system hardware, software, plotter, digitizer and printers.
    •Present information to users and answer questions.

    LCI supports a diverse workforce and collegial working environment. We support active research and professional development for all employees, with a strong belief that good science and good people make good business. LCI supports all full time employees with health and dental coverage, a 401(k) retirement plan, and other benefits.
    Organization    Lettis Consultants International Inc.
    Address    1981
    N. Broadway Suite 330
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    United States
    Contact Name    Serkan Bozkurt
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone Number    925-482-0360
    Contact Fax Number   


  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 10:13 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    Haley & Aldrich is looking for a highly motivated and technically capable GIS professional to join our Oakland office as part of our national Data Visualization Services Group. We collaborate closely with our colleagues and clients across the U.S. and abroad on challenging projects in the fields of environmental science, engineering, risk assessment, natural resource management, and sustainability.

    Our ideal candidate will be required to:

    • Be enthusiastic, dedicated, and self-disciplined in order to work effectively in an exciting, diverse, and fast-paced environment
    • Work with project teams to determine the optimal approach for using geospatial technologies to meet project needs, accurately estimate the corresponding level of effort, and then see implementation through to completion
    • Be outgoing, proactive, and responsive-skilled in effectively communicating with colleagues and clients both in-person and virtually
    • Approach each task, regardless of size and scope, as an opportunity to rethink the conventional ways data is collected, managed, visualized, and delivered
    • Produce concise, clear, and compelling cartographic output with a keen eye for aesthetics
    • Balance a high level of creativity with adherence to established company GIS standards and best practices
    • Always be persistent and diligent about quality, both in one’s own work and the work of others
    • Support and coach other users of geospatial technologies throughout the organization
    • Stay actively engaged in the greater GIS community, both locally and beyond, in order to be aware of the state of practice, new tools and technology, and opportunities for growth
    • Have a passion for maps and geospatial technologies that extends beyond the workplace

    Required qualifications:
    • BS/BA degree
    • Three to eight years experience as a GIS professional
    • Advanced skills using ArcGIS for Desktop, including Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst
    • Strong written and oral communication skills for all levels of technical understanding
    • CAD-GIS data interoperability and integration skills, especially for effectively displaying CAD data in GIS
    • Candidates will be required to provide a portfolio of their work at a later stage of the selection process

    Preferred qualifications:
    • Experience using ArcGIS for Server, Geocortex Essentials, ArcGIS Online
    • Web- and mobile-map application development for commercial and open-source platforms
    • GPS- and tablet-based field-data collection, processing, and integration
    • Relational database management (EQuIS, SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
    • Design skills using Adobe Creative Suite
    • GISP certification

    Please apply online here:*37AB7CC02BEB1B48
    Salary    Dependent upon qualifications
    Organization    Haley & Aldrich
    Address    1956 Webster St.

    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States
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  • Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:12 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    The County of Santa Cruz announces an employment opportunity for:

    Salary: $3,387 – 4,283 / Month

    Salary: $3,709 – 4,694 / Month

    LAST DATE TO APPLY: Friday, July 25, 2014
    THE JOB: Under general supervision, incumbents electronically create and maintain maps, GIS layers, and geographic computer files by interpreting geographic or legal source data, using automated GIS tools, and do other work as required.

    THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of training or experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

    Successful completion of high school or college level course works in geometry and computer aided drafting.
    One-year experience reviewing and processing land use, taxation or other documents for identification and recording purposes utilizing computer aided drafting and geometry.

    One year of experience comparable to a GIS Technician I at Santa Cruz County.
    Completion of 15 semester units of course works in geography, cartography. planning, environmental sciences, computer science or a related field AND three months of experience using AutoCAD and database software for preparation of maps, plans, or engineering drawings.

    Apply online at or call (831) 454-2600 for an application packet.
    Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completed applications.

    Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    Salary    $3,709 – 4,694 / Month
    Organization    County of Santa Cruz
    Address    701
    Ocean St. Rm. 310
    Santa Cruz, CA 95060
    United States
    Contact Name    Cecilia Gonzalez
    Contact Email
    Contact Phone Number    831-454-2600
    Contact Fax Number    831-454-2240


  • Monday, July 14, 2014 10:11 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    We are seeking a staff level Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist to participate in technically challenging environmental characterization and remediation projects.

    Primary responsibilities will include production of high quality maps for regulatory reports, data analysis and field studies. In addition, the successful candidate will have strong file and data management skills, experience automating GIS processes and developing geoprocessing scripts using Python. A minimum of three years of experience using ESRI ArcGIS applications and a working knowledge of geodatabases, data processing, cartography, and multiple computing platforms (Windows, Mac, and Linux) are required.

    This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Geology, Earth Sciences, Geography or related science. Four years of work experience in these disciplines may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree. GIS Certification is a plus. Candidates must also possess excellent problem-solving and communication skills, be able to work independently as well as in a team environment, be self-motivated, and thrive in a deadline driven environment. This position is located near Livermore, CA.

    Submit your resume and up to five maps representative of your relevant skills to

    Qualified candidates only. No Recruiters.

    Organization    CONFIDENTIAL
    Address    United States
    United States
    Livermore, CA 94550
    United States


  • Monday, July 07, 2014 10:10 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    Open Jun 26, 2014 through Jul 31, 2014

    Executive Director (Academic Coordinator) Position Available Immediately in the Geospatial Innovation Facility in the College of Natural Resources, University of California at Berkeley.

    The Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF – was developed in 2005 at the University of California – Berkeley’s College of Natural Resources. The mission of the GIF is to help people better understand the complex challenges facing our changing world through the acquisition, analysis and visualization of spatial data. We strive to fulfill our mission by developing engaging applications that leverage and build upon state-of-the-art geospatial and web technologies, and by providing opportunities for new researchers to learn how they can use spatial data to answer critical questions.

    The GIF actively develops Cal-Adapt ( in partnership with the California Energy Commission (CEC), LandCarbon ( in partnership with the US Geological Survey (USGS), and the Berkeley Ecoinformatics Engine ( in collaboration with the Berkeley Natural History Museums (BNHM). Each of these projects offers a unique and sophisticated approach to working with a large and diverse array of environmental and ecological data.

    The GIF also maintains the CNR computing teaching lab which hosts regularly scheduled courses. The Executive Director plays an essential role in leading research projects and applications, develops and teaches technical workshops, provides organizational support to the facility, and promotes geospatial solutions throughout the Bay Area community.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    The minimum requirement to be considered an applicant is an advanced degree in a related field by the time of application.

    Preferred Qualifications
    - Advanced understanding of geospatial technology and knowledge of the software used in geospatial research (ArcGIS, Erdas Imagine, ENVI, eCognition);
    - Familiarity with Open Source GIS and webGIS tools;
    Advanced knowledge and skills in geospatial technology (GIS, RS, GPS, webGIS);
    - Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering complex material in presentations;
    - Previous experience in grant writing, fundraising, and managing large budgets;
    - Strong leadership skills associated with planning work assignments, establishing priorities, scheduling instructional space, and ensuring completion of multiple projects;
    - Interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff and to effectively supervise all levels of staff;
    - Strong knowledge of data acquisition and analysis techniques;
    - Advanced knowledge of research discipline or instructional design to collaborate effectively with faculty and function as a resource to research and instructional associates;
    - Ability to conduct scientific experiments and report findings.
    - Previous experience in administrating a geospatial laboratory;
    - Experience managing team of web application developers;
    - Previous experience in designing and implementing geospatial strategies to solving research problems across a range of disciplines, including land use change, conservation biology, public health.

    Salary & Benefits
    Salary range is $75,000 – $95,000/annually, depending on prior experience and qualifications. Generous benefits are included

    To Apply
    The deadline for applications is July 31, 2014. All completed applications received by this date will be given full consideration. Letters of reference will be requested for finalists.

    Questions regarding this recruitment can be directed to

    All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

    The department seeks candidates whose research or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

    The University is committed to supporting employees as they balance work and family.

    Applications must be submitted via UC Berkeley's Job Website:

    Click the "Apply Now" button on this page to submit.


    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
    Cover Letter - 1-2 page cover letter detailing their relevant experience and vision for the position

    3 references required (contact information only)
    PLEASE NOTE: Sending a resume or CV does not mean that you have applied for this job. You must go through UC Berkeley's Job Website to officially apply for this job. Thank you!
    Salary    $75,000 – $95,000/annually, depending on prior experience and qualifications.
    Organization    UC Berkeley
    Department    Geospatial Innovation Facility (GIF)
    Address    111 Mulford Hall
    United States
    Berkeley, CA 94720
    United States
    Contact Name   
    Contact Email   
    Contact Phone Number   
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  • Monday, June 16, 2014 2:27 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Analyst
    Job Description: H. T. Harvey & Associates is a professional ecological consulting firm with offices in California and Hawaii. For over 40 years, H. T. Harvey has created ecologically sound solutions to our clients’ complex natural resource challenges.

    Our Los Gatos office is seeking a full-time GIS Analyst professional. The position will assist our growing GIS needs and will be part of our GIS team, providing technical support to our ecologists on their projects. It is a collaborative role involving frequent interactions with project managers and field staff across offices and will likely include data development, digitizing, GIS analysis, spatial database design/editing, mobile applications and final map creation.

    Applicants should have an advanced degree in Geography/GIS or a related field. A comprehensive understanding of geographic projections, working with CAD files in GIS, generating and providing calculations on geospatial and tabular data, and the ability to efficiently create professional level maps is required as are a general proficiency in Windows and MS Office. Experience in AutoCAD, Illustrator, Photoshop or other graphics programs with an artistic eye and creative graphics skills would be beneficial to the position, though not required. Experience with ArcGIS Online and/or ArcGIS Server would also be viewed as beneficial to our company. The position necessitates professional communications, strong analytical skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

    Interested candidates should respond by emailing your cover letter, resume, transcripts, salary requirement and references to and reference position name in the header, or mail/fax application to H. T. Harvey & Associates, Attn: Personnel, 983 University Avenue, Building D, Los Gatos, CA 95032. Fax: (408) 458-3210.
    Organization*: H.T. Harvey & Associates
    Department: GIS Group
    Address*: 983
    University Ave Bldg. D
    Los Gatos, CA 95032
    United States
    Contact Name: Personnel
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number: 408-458-3210
  • Monday, June 16, 2014 2:25 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    TITLE: Geospatial Manager
    STATUS: Permanent, full-time
    ORGANIZATION: Stanford University, Branner Earth Sciences Library
    REPORTS TO: Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data & Services, Branner Earth Sciences Library (Assistant Director)

    TO APPLY: To apply for this position, please go to and search for job number 63118.

    General description
    The Geospatial Manager is the head of the Stanford Geospatial Center. Together with the Assistant Director, the Geospatial Manager sustains and strengthens the GIS program as the primary provider of GIS-based services, research consultation, and user education to Stanford University (SU) students, faculty and staff from all departments across campus.

    This position is based in the Branner Earth Sciences Library, but the Geospatial Manager collaborates with and provides high-level technical support to other resource groups on campus in an effort to establish coordinated geospatial technology support to the entire campus. S/he provides geospatial support to users from a wide-range of academic disciplines (Earth Sciences to History to Epidemiology) applying GIS methods to a variety of disciplines.

    In support of campus research and instructional needs, the Geospatial Manager designs and delivers instruction to geospatial users, assisting the integration of geospatial skills into the curriculum. S/he also leads an ongoing outreach program to expand understanding and utilization of GIS throughout all appropriate departments at Stanford. The program supports nearly 1,000 students and faculty with over 100 workshops, class lectures, and presentations per year. In the past year nearly 6,000 one-on-one reference consultations via email, phone and in-person.

    The Geospatial Manager oversees the work of the Geospatial Reference and Instruction Specialist as well as numerous hourly and student workers.

    The Geospatial Manager collaborates with library staff and faculty members to develop and implement new directions and long-range plans for improving the provision of geospatial services. This long-range planning includes creation of curriculum-specific teaching materials and workshops for different disciplines, providing outreach and support services to the main and branch libraries, and providing GIS support specifically for the upcoming David Rumsey Map Center. The Manager works in collaboration with the programmers of the Digital Library Systems and Services group (DLSS) and the Scientific Metadata Librarian on the development of the Library’s geospatial discovery environment, GeoBlacklight.

    The Geospatial Manager supports the geospatial operations in Branner Library, which include: selecting GIS software, data, hardware and peripherals; training and supervising a student staff person to assist with geospatial services and Website maintenance; managing campus-wide GIS software licenses; and maintaining nine networked public PCs, dedicated to GIS.

    The Geospatial Manager is expected participate in national initiatives including joint projects with other universities, attending national and international meetings to discuss the program, and to work collaboratively with colleagues around the world as appropriate to support the program.

    The Geospatial Manager is a member of the Science and Engineering Resource Group (SERG) of the Stanford University Libraries (SUL).

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities
    1. Provides expert geospatial technology consultation services to users with varying needs and abilities ranging from basic GIS skills to research level analysis involving manipulating, customizing, querying, or modeling of data. This may at times be in greater depth for patrons needing special assistance for courses or projects heavily using GIS.

    2. Works with Assistant Director on all aspects of the program from outreach, data acquisition, and collection management to future planning for services in the campus user community.

    3. Designs, creates and delivers geospatial training and documentation to patrons and staff. Content of the training varies from group to group, ranging from accessing geospatial imagery and data to teaching a specific GIS software application.

    4. Manages the work of the Geospatial Instruction and Reference Specialist.

    5. Assesses ongoing campus user needs for GIS. Maintains current awareness of geospatial data and imagery availability (including Internet resources), software, and hardware.

    6. Continually builds and maintains campus-wide access to over three terabytes of geospatial data and imagery. Work closely with the Assistant Director, the Digital Library Systems and Services team, and the Scientific Metadata Librarian to create an infrastructure, interface, metadata, and protocols for search/display/retention of the content.

    7. Designs and manages the Branner library GIS web site, including access for users to download GIS software programs.

    8. With the Geospatial Instruction and Reference Specialist, hires and trains students and hourlies who assists with geospatial reference, workshops, and project work.

    9. Serves as a software license administrator for the ESRI software suite. Serves as Stanford’s primary contact to ESRI, our most heavily-used GIS software company, and is authorized to contact their technical support.

    10. Maintains awareness of current trends in GIS & related technologies by attending user conferences and regional meetings, communicating with staff and faculty from geospatial labs at other universities, and through communication with the Stanford campus administrative units using GIS, such as the Planning and Facilities Offices.


    1. Required technical qualifications:
    • Minimum three years work experience or academic background with ESRI and Google geospatial products. This includes the ability to use, test, analyze (at an advanced level), document and provide training for geographic information systems software.
    • The ability to manage geospatial projects from start to finish a must.
    • Knowledge of spatial data formats and metadata issues.
    • Working knowledge of web mapping applications such as Google Map Engine, ArcGIS Online, and ArcGIS Server.

    2. Desired technical qualifications:
    • Familiarity with other GIS (QGIS, Grass, GeoDa) or GES (Google Earth Pro, Google Maps Engine) products.
    • Some GIS programming/scripting experience (Python).
    • Knowledge of geospatial technologies such as GPS (Garmin/Trimble) and remote sensing software (ENVI/Erdas).

    3. Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in Geography, or a related Engineering, Physical, Social or Computer science discipline.

    4. Demonstrated experience with planning and executing significant improvements in programs, showing initiative, independence and sound judgment in problem-solving.

    5. Experience in teaching and working in a public service unit where training others is necessary.

    6. Experience in managing and scaling a program that is experiencing rapid growth now and in the future.

    7. Desired experience with web page creation, preferably using Drupal software and having knowledge of HTML and/or JavaScript.

    8. High degree of computer literacy and interest in current advances in new technologies. Experience with Windows operating systems, including installation and configuration of hardware & software in a networked computing environment, and in applying diagnostic techniques for troubleshooting.

    9. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, working collaboratively with all levels of users and staff.

    10. Ability to multi-task at a variety of levels in a fast-paced environment from creating an overall strategy for the program to day-to-day logistical management of the Center.

    11. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse clientele.
    Organization*: Stanford University
    Department: Branner Earth Sciences Library, Stanford Geospatial Center
    Address*: 397 Panama Mall
    Mitchell Earth Sciences Building, 2nd floor
    Stanford, CA 94305
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
  • Monday, June 02, 2014 12:38 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Description    The Information Services Department of San Mateo County is seeking an experienced Geospatial/GIS Systems Engineer who will serve as technical lead on computer and related equipment installation projects and may oversee the work of other technology support staff in a lead capacity. The Geospatial/GIS Systems Engineer will provide technical support of San Mateo County’s enterprise geographic information system (GIS) and related applications.

    Specific responsibilities will include GIS enterprise systems administration, existing GIS application support, application development and/or oversight, GIS server administration, centralized license management, GIS client support, data classification/metadata, geospatial data development, workflow development/support, complex spatial analyses/analytics, professional cartography, and education to technical and executive-level program partners.

    The ideal candidate will have:

    •A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with coursework in computer science, information systems, geography, GIS or closely related fields
    •Five years of full-time experience successfully performing information systems equipment installation, system support and/or user support duties
    •Knowledge of methods, practices, equipment and techniques used in operating GIS enterprises as well as familiarity with cartographic and geographic principles, map symbology, geographic techniques, vector and raster dataset analysis, statistical analysis, data governance practices, database design and some programming languages (python, HTML5) is strongly desired
    •Experience with ESRI’s ArcGIS Desktop suite; Web publishing of map/image services to ArcGIS server; python scripting; geospatial data management system architecture/design; data maturity assessments; user support – handling data queries and map/report production; being the liaison between data providers, data consumers and data developers; developing and implementing integrated systems; implementing methodologies for automation and process improvement is a plus

    Recruitment Closing Date: June 5, 2014

    To learn more about the position and to apply online, please visit our website at Applications are only accepted online. EOE
    Salary    $6,902-$8,629/Month
    Organization    San Mateo County
    Department    Information Services Department
    Address    455
    County Center 5th Floor
    Redwood City, CA 94063
    United States
    Contact Name    Human Resources
    Contact Email   
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